Translation of spring in Setswana

spring

tlola

verbsprings, springing, sprang, sprung

  • 1

    tlola
    ‘He sprang to his feet’ O tlodile a êma ka dinao
    • jump
    • move quickly or suddenly
  • 2

    simolotse
    tlhaga
    ‘The trouble has sprung from carelessness’ Mathata a simolotse mo go tlhokeng kêlôtlhôkô
    ‘Weeds have started to spring up’ Mhero o simolotse go tlhaga
    • originate, arise, or grow
  • 3

    ntsha ka tshoganetso
    ‘They sprang a surprise on us’ Ba ne ba re tshoganyetsa ka kgakgamatsô
    • present or produce suddenly

nounPlural springs

  • 1

    seporing
    • a springy coil or bent piece of metal
  • 2

    go tlola
    • a springing movement
  • 3

    motswedi
    • a place where water comes up naturally from the ground
  • 4

    dikgakologo
    • the season when most plants begin to grow